How to Stave Off Epic Failures When Long-Distance Moving Massive or Valuable Items to or from Dallas04/14/2017If you’re moving your Dallas household and you’ve got to get something really massive or really precious from point A to point B, your imagination may be overwhelmed by all the things that could go awry. Catastrophe isn’t inevitable, though. There are ways around it, and we’ll present them directly. First, let’s examine a number of assumptions you may be entertaining that can – and often do! – lead to calamity. Assuming you’re justified in “going it alone” … As the proverb says, if you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together. At A-1 Freeman we say, if you want that massive or priceless possession of yours to reach its destination no worse for the journey, get help: our help. Assuming you can bubble-wrap anything … Bubble wrap isn’t some magical material that keeps all things from damage. Believe us – it’s our job to know. Oh, sure, bubble wrap can be a great protective barrier for a lot of items. But if you plan on moving artwork, antiques, electronics, or anything of exceptional value, you’ll have to have something more. And you can get it: all types of strong specialty crates, boxes, and packing materials, many of which can be custom-fit to objects of practically any size and configuration. Assuming all moving trucks are identical … We can tell you from experience that all moving trucks are not created equal. Specialty items like yours require specialty trucks. And A-1 Freeman has them. These specialty trucks of ours have design [[features|elements]|attributes]63] that seriously restrict the movement of your goods during transport. That, plus your goods being packed in specialty materials, assures you that we’ll get them to your new home in perfect condition. Assuming your priceless item is so bizarre, no one could have any idea how to move it … You’d be surprised by what our crews at A-1 Freeman can move! Specialty shipments are our … uh … well … specialty. So, before you resign yourself to leaving your special thing behind, figuring it’s too special for shipping, give us a visit. We’re often relied upon to move such prized possessions as big paintings in bulky frames, statuary, finely wrought collectibles and bric-a-brac, costly antiques, and intricate electronics – even massive things like boats! Still wary of how we might transport your valuable item? Consult with us and we’ll show you clearly how we’d get it done. We expect you’ll be comforted! Now that we’ve got those negative assumptions out of the way, let’s spend a bit more time looking at the positive side of the picture. 5 Reasons People Move With Dallas’s A-1 Freeman Moving Group Nowadays you have a lot of options for long-distance moving – everything from using budget U-Hauls for a DIY move, to getting yourself a pod provider where you pack and they drive, to obtaining the full services of a major van line. Hey, whatever works for you! If you’re unsure about it, though, you might consider why so many people depend on Dallas’s A-1 Freeman Moving Group to move their possessions. Long-Experienced Staff Unlike a number of online-based moving brokers, ours is a family business that’s been around since 1974. When you call us, you’re conversing with real people on the other end of the line – professional people with extensive experience in long-distance moving. We back our people, too, from our congenial customer service staff to our dextrous moving crews. You’ll be glad to know that our crews wear easily identifiable uniforms and are background checked as well as drug tested – so there’s no mystery about who’s coming into your home. As for the quality of the work our personnel do? The numbers tell the tale: 85% of our moves are claims-free and 96% of our moves are praised for on-time delivery. Those are numbers any moving company would want! Awards and Certifications A-1 Freeman Moving Group is one of North American Van Line’s largest moving agents. North American has won, among other awards, the Women’s Choice Moving Award in both 2015 and 2016. A-1 Freeman Moving Group has been named a North American Quality Award winner and also can lay claim to various other accolades from the van line and other, local associations. Besides this, we have an A+ BBB rating, are an AMSA member, and are a certified ProMover. Large Truck Fleet Seeing as how A-1 Freeman Moving Group is one of the largest North American agents in the United States, customers benefit from of the vastness of our truck fleet. A greater fleet facilitates more-efficient routes and more options in pick-up and delivery scheduling. Global Footprint A-1 Freeman Moving Group can manage a move across town or around the world. Long-distance moving for sure! But, then, it’s that proficiency we have with international moves that makes us all the more proficient with cross-country, state-to-state, intrastate, and local moves. Totally Responsible With us, no aspect of your move is forgotten. We aim to ensure that, on moving day, you’ve got nothing to be anxious about. One big thing we do in that respect is let you select from a wide range of moving services so you can make your move as uninvolving for you as you wish. And those really bulky or really precious items of yours? Entrust them to us, and we’ll take complete responsibility for shipping them safely and securely to your new home.